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Near Mauston in Juneau County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Stewart's Chapel

1874

 
 
Stewart's Chapel 1874 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, June 11, 2012
1. Stewart's Chapel 1874 Marker
Inscription. Built by the Rock Valley Union Chapel Society. Used as a community center, church & Sunday school and 4-H meetings in the late 1940's. Lindinia Town Insurance Company was also organized here. This chapel marks the site of Stewart's Settlement founded by William Stewart in 1850. It's importance between Portage and LaCrosse on the old Troy Stage Coach Road faded when the railroad passed through Mauston north of here. In 1989, Russell D. Robinson donated this property to Juneau County Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 44.261′ N, 90° 5.776′ W. Marker is near Mauston, Wisconsin, in Juneau County. Marker is on County Road O 0.2 miles west of State Highway 58, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mauston WI 53948, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orland S. Loomis (1893–1942) (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Iron Brigade (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Wisconsin River (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Sand Counties – Aldo Leopold Territory (approx. 7.4 miles away); Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Highway (approx. 7.4 miles away);
Stewart's Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Gordon Govier, June 11, 2012
2. Stewart's Chapel
The Lost District (approx. 8.8 miles away); Elroy – Sparta State Trail (approx. 9.2 miles away); New Lisbon Civil War Memorial (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mauston.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2012, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2012, by Gordon Govier of Monona, Wisconsin. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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